Maysaa Shuja Al-deen

About Maysaa

Maysaa Shuja al Deen is a non resident fellow at Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies. Her writing and analyses have been featured in many media outlets such as, Jadaliyya, Assafir al Araby, al Araby al Jadeed, and Al-monitor.

Shuja Al-deen holds a master’s degree in Islamic Studies from the American University in Cairo. The focus of her thesis was the Radicalization of Zaydism.

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Trump’s Endgame: Weighing a Houthi FTO Designation

As US President Donald Trump’s administration winds down, reports have emerged that Washington is once again considering the idea of designating the a…

The Houthis: From the Sa’ada Wars to the Saudi-led Intervention

In February 2010, former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh casually declared in a speech that the Sa’ada Wars were over. Six rounds of fighting betw…

The endless battle in Taiz

Taiz is the site of the longest-running battle ground in the Yemen war, which began when Houthi forces took over the city on March 25, 2015. Initially…

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